This ceremony at Ruatōria on 6 October 1943 marked the posthumous award of the Victoria Cross to Second Lieutenant Te Moananui-a-Kiwa Ngārimu. The National Film Unit's film of the event was later shown to Māori Battalion soldiers during the Italian campaign.
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Reference: Weekly Review 112. National Film Unit, 1943
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